Brain and neurological directory
Active Assistance, part of the Active Care Group, offers person-centred care in the home, either through live in or live out care packages to adults, children and younger people with a wide range of complex health conditions.
Dyspraxia is a lifelong condition affecting gross and fine motor coordination in adults and children. Many may experience difficulties with organisational skills, memory, processing speed and, in some cases, speech. The Dyspraxia Foundation is committed to making the teaching and medical professions more aware of dyspraxia; and to spread understanding of how those who have the condition can be helped. The Foundation seeks every opportunity to increase understanding of Dyspraxia.
Headway Plymouth was specifically set up as a specialist organisation to support and meet the needs of adults with acquired brain injuries and associated neurological disorders. There is additional provision to support carers, family and friends in the local area and surrounding districts.
The Huntington's Disease Association is a UK registered charity which supports people affected by Huntington's disease (HD). We also provide information and advice to families, friends and healthcare professionals who support Huntington's disease families
The Migraine Trust is the UK's largest patient support charity for migraine, with over 40,000 members. It aims to support all sufferers in the UK and provides help and information free of charge.
Motor Neurone Disease (MND) describes a group of diseases that affect the nerves (motor neurones) in the brain and spinal cord that tell your muscles what to do. With MND, messages from these nerves gradually stop reaching the muscles, leading them to weaken, stiffen and waste.
South Devon Neuro Physio is a friendly and reliable service that challenges individuals to push their expectations and goals in order to reach their highest achievable physical ability.
The Plym Neuro Rehab Unit is a 15 bedded inpatient neurological rehabilitation unit for adults aged 16 years and over. Our client group includes those who have suffered an acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions.
The Plymouth and Tamar Valley MS Society Young Person's Group is for people aged between 18 - 40 who either have Multiple Sclerosis, or know / support someone else who has it.
Brain Tumour Support is uniquely dedicated to providing support for anyone affected by any type of brain tumour, at any point from diagnosis and for as long as support is needed.
The Wolseley 'Moving on' Stroke Club is a Stroke Association voluntary group. This is a friendly and sociable group who aim to bring stroke survivors into their community, particularly those living on their own, or with little contact with the outside world.